In general, business casual means slacks pants that are not jeans and a blouse or nice top think no crops, t-shirts or cotton tank tops , a skirt or a dress. Some offices allow jeans and polos as part of "business casual," and others have even looser definitions. It depends on your workplace norms. For your interview, dress up a bit more than the average employee. When in doubt, there's never any harm in going for a knee-length skirt.
Style[ edit ] The pencil skirt may be worn either as a separate piece of clothing or as part of a suit. A pencil skirt usually has a vent at the back, or less commonly at the sides, since its slim, narrow shape can otherwise restrict the movement of the wearer. Sometimes a kick pleat , which exposes less skin, is used instead of a vent. Pencil skirts made from stretchy knitted fabrics do not normally need vents or pleats. Some classic shoes for wearing with a pencil skirt are pumps , or high heels , with sheer stockings or tights. Back-seamed hosiery recalls the classic pencil-skirt era of the s. Pencil skirts can also be worn with flats for a more casual, youthful appearance that echoes the s.